Monthly Archives: November 2011

My experience with Occupy Oakland… so far!

I don’t know what the future holds for the Occupy Wall Street movement, but I have no doubt that the economic injustice that has fueled this popular expression of outrage isn’t going anywhere… and therefore, neither are WE. This movement … Continue reading

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…and habeas corpus, too!

(Follow the link to Glenn Greenwald’s 11/13/11 blog, “GOP and Tea Party on Obama’s foreign policy ‘successes’”)

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WE ARE THE 99% — Links to Learn By…

(Follow the link to watch Stephen Colbert’s 10/24/11 treatment of the proposition that “Corporations ARE People” with Republican message guru Frank Luntz.) A W E S O M E    M E D I A   L I N K … Continue reading

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Politicized IAEA Stokes Fears of an Iranian Weapons Program

Seymour Hersh, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who in 2002 accurately debunked the Bush administration’s case for war in IRAQ, sheds light on this year’s campaign to incriminate IRAN using the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).  Here are a few excerpts … Continue reading

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Censored AGAIN by the New York Times…

My comment — unprinted — responding to the following New York Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/06/sunday-review/the-secret-war-with-iran.html To the editors of The New York Times: With this article it seems the Times has reverted to its 2002-03 mindset: blithely peddling Neoconservative claptrap that … Continue reading

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Austerity-boosting Politicians vs. Reality, History, and the 99%

It appears that neither the Democrats nor the Republicans are remotely familiar with basic economics, U.S. history, or the damage already wrought by Paul Krugman’s aptly named “Confidence Fairy.” If either party DID have a clue, they’d know that we … Continue reading

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